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iConnected: Use AirPlay, iCloud, Apps, and More to Bring Your Apple Devices Together by Ben Harvell

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iConnected

Use AirPlay, iCloud, Apps, and More to Bring Your Apple Devices Together

Dedication

To Mum and Dad.

Enjoy the first book I’ve written that you can actually use and understand … for the most part.

About the Author

Ben Harvell is a freelance writer based in Bournemouth, U.K., and a regular contributor to major technology magazines and websites including Macworld, MacFormat, and MacLife. Formerly the editor of iCreate Magazine, Ben has written several consumer technology books with a focus on Apple products such as Make Music with Your iPad, also published by Wiley. He blogs at www.benharvell.com, tweets at @benharvell, and provides a professional copywriting service for mobile app developers at www.pocket-copy.com.

Acknowledgments

This book has been sitting in my head since I first managed to wire up a network of speakers across my home and stream any audio source to every room. Fortunately, Apple’s development of AirPlay has allowed the introduction of a wireless version of that system along with a greatly reduced number of tripping accidents. The iCloud portion came much later, when Apple had finally shook off its less-than-impressive history of bungled online services and introduced a simple yet powerful system that really does keep all your devices in sync.

As always, I ran the idea by Aaron Black at Wiley, who was keen to see the possibilities afforded by AirPlay and iCloud and so allowed me to put it into writing. Thanks to him and all the Wiley staff for making ...

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